Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1870 172,871 Show data context 1,041,434 Show data context 6,750,854 Show data context 158,690 Show data context
1871 174,434 Show data context 1,070,107 Show data context 6,882,747 Show data context 195,642 Show data context
1877 188,736 Show data context 1,102,074 Show data context 6,968,774 Show data context 153,257 Show data context
1884 187,803 Show data context 1,136,604 Show data context 6,983,293 Show data context 159,560 Show data context 2,307,092 Show data context
1885 188,292 Show data context 1,176,004 Show data context 6,957,198 Show data context 150,984 Show data context 2,325,354 Show data context
1901 194,893 Show data context 1,229,281 Show data context 7,401,409 Show data context 124,821 Show data context
1931 152,668 Show data context 1,208,847 Show data context 7,830,787 Show data context 162,203 Show data context
1961 2,044,559 Show data context 8,727,479 Show data context 430,133 Show data context 9,200,102 Show data context
Date: Source:
1870 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,
1931 - 1961 Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland, Scottish Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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The Agricultural Census always included counts of numbers of animals, although the types of animal varied between dates.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Scotland Dep through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10107260/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 15th July 2019